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Qualcomm Inc  (NAS:QCOM) Debt-to-Equity: 4.24 (As of Mar. 2019)

Qualcomm Inc's Current Portion of Long-Term Debt for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $998 Mil. Qualcomm Inc's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $15,405 Mil. Qualcomm Inc's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $3,866 Mil. Qualcomm Inc's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was 4.24.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

NAS:QCOM' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 17.64
Current: 4.24

0
17.64

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Qualcomm Inc was 17.64. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.11.

NAS:QCOM's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
81% of the 634 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NAS:QCOM: 4.24 )

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.35 0.37 0.71 17.64

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.97 0.98 17.64 4.53 4.24

Competitive Comparison
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Qualcomm Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Qualcomm Inc's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Qualcomm Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2018 is calculated as

Qualcomm Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Current Portion of Long-Term Debt and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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